The court started hearing an alleged member of the Basayev gang

© Fotolia / Sebastian DudaВ the courtroom. archival photoThe court started hearing an alleged member of the Basayev gang© Fotolia / Sebastian Duda

Severo-the Caucasian district military court has started consideration of criminal case in respect of badruddi Daudova, accused of participation in act of terrorism with capture of hostages in the town of Budennovsk in 1995, told reporters the representative of the court Alena Katkalo.

«The North-Caucasian district military court has started consideration of criminal case in respect of badruddi Daudova. This criminal case is connected with the organization of the terrorist act in the town of Budennovsk in 1995,» she said.

In December last year, Deputy Prosecutor General Ivan Sydoruk confirmed the indictment in the criminal case of Chechen native Daudova. He is accused of hostage-taking, participation in a gang and the attack, reported the RF IC. The case was sent to the North Caucasus district military court.

In June 1995, more than 160 militants on three trucks and the car smoothly moved in Budennovsk (Stavropol Krai), breaking the 52 checkpoint and checkpoint.

According to SK Russian Federation, the terrorists took hostage more than 1.5 thousand people in the city hospital, killed 129 and injured 317. As a result of negotiations the majority of hostages were freed and the terrorist group was given the opportunity to go to Chechnya.

After the attack, President Boris Yeltsin has sent in resignation the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs Victor Erin, Director of FSB Sergey Stepashin and Minister of nationalities Affairs and regional policy Nikolai Egorov. Was adopted a special law on the suppression of terrorism, prohibiting to meet the demands of the bandits.

The organizer of the terrorist attack in Budennovsk, Shamil Basayev, was killed during a special operation in Ingushetia in July 2006. A number of participants in the attack have already been convicted to long terms of imprisonment.

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